hey i got a question about my MM h lividum

clowns94

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ok was up everyone this is probably normal but i have a mature male h lividum and it hasnt made a single web at all i thought h lividums were web freaks and burrowers does anyone have any ideas thanks
 

shanebp

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Well how long have you had the spider? Sometimes it can take a tarantula days, weeks, and even months to settle in to a new encloure and do what it does best. Also, every tarantula is different, even if it is the same species. You might have a H.lividium that doesn't web as much as someones elses H.lividium. Patience is my best advice..
 

Mez

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Has it had its ultimate molt?
Ive never bred this species, but if so i would presume by now hes more interested in roaming to find a girl.
 

clowns94

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well it is purely mature cause of the hooks so yeah that probably the reason but it hasnt made a sperm web yet so idk
 

Mez

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Don't lividums need a cooling period? Might just be something i've read that though, good luck though and make sure you take plenty of pics!
 

clowns94

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will do ....

---------- Post added at 01:53 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:51 PM ----------

what is a cooling period
 

BrettG

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My MM lividum just sat there....for months...no webbing whatsoever...
 

BrettG

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LOL nice! Im gonna have to get me one of these holes one day...
The only time I have broken a sweat while rehousing and pairing a T was with our 6 inch female lividum.It is the only spider we have had that actually makes me nervous due to its combination of size,speed,and flat out attitude.Something that size flying out of a hole will give the ol heart a workout...
 

shanebp

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The only time I have broken a sweat while rehousing and pairing a T was with our 6 inch female lividum.It is the only spider we have had that actually makes me nervous due to its combination of size,speed,and flat out attitude.Something that size flying out of a hole will give the ol heart a workout...
Haha, I bet! How did you manage to re house it? Which method did you use? As for me I only have new world species and only one with any additude (P.irminia) which I might add is the devil reincarnated. I've been thinking about getting into some old worlds because they are seriously such incredible looking animals as you already know.
 

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We coaxed it into a 32oz deli cup.Was not easy,and the better half and I jumped backwards and screamed like girls at least a half dozen times...It just sat there,and BAM!!!!!!! ,it would come flying at you.It put its fangs THROUGH the cup a few times as well..That was interesting now that I think about it....Part of me wants another one,but the sane side of me says no.The only times we ever saw it was when it was flying out of a hole AT us during feeding......This particular girl was as bad as an OBT having a bad day,or any pokie I have ever run across....Actually,I would rather deal with a pokie.......
 

shanebp

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We coaxed it into a 32oz deli cup.Was not easy,and the better half and I jumped backwards and screamed like girls at least a half dozen times...It just sat there,and BAM!!!!!!! ,it would come flying at you.It put its fangs THROUGH the cup a few times as well..That was interesting now that I think about it....Part of me wants another one,but the sane side of me says no.The only times we ever saw it was when it was flying out of a hole AT us during feeding......This particular girl was as bad as an OBT having a bad day,or any pokie I have ever run across....Actually,I would rather deal with a pokie.......
Wow, that really sounds fun /sarcasm lol. I can't believe it actually put its fangs through the cup a couple times. You really need to get someone to take a video next time you rehouse that sucker lol. I wanna see the screaming like a girl part too ahaha. :) In all seriousness though, that sounds like a pretty rough rehousing, I don't know how much worse it can get then that (besides a mad dash escape).

If I decide to get into old worlds, I might start with an OBT. Seems like a decent way to go.
 
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